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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 73313
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Date:06-MAR-1981
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic S61 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Westland Sea King HAS5
Owner/operator:Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm
Registration: XZ915
MSN: WA875
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:5 mi S of Catherine's Point, Isle of Wight -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:HMS Invincible
Narrative:
Collided with Sea King XZ917 during approach to ship in fog and crashed into the English Channel.

Sources:

http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1981.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Mar-2010 12:16 TB Added
04-Mar-2010 12:27 TB Updated [Narrative]
15-Jan-2013 10:31 Nepa Updated [Operator]
04-Jun-2013 17:47 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Jun-2013 17:47 Dr. John Smith Updated [[Registration, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]]
22-Jun-2013 13:57 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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